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April 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm$25.00
10:00 AM – Introduction – NCWA Board Past President Mark Friszolowski
10:05-11:00 AM – Wayne Mitchem/NCSU- Herbicide options for grapes as well as rate and age to use. The timing of herbicides to develop a comprehensive vineyard weed management plan.
11:00-12:00 PM – Dr. Mark Hoffman & Dr. Sara Villani/NCSU- Important Foliar and Trunk Diseases; Identification and Management
12:00-1:00 PM – Lunch Break
1:00-2:00 PM – Dr. Hannah Burrack/NCSU- Risk factors for Pierce’s Disease in NC grapes, vector biology and identification, and management strategies.
2:00-3:00 PM – Sprayer Calibration- Proper sprayer calibration techniques for air blast and herbicide spraying equipment.
3:00 PM – Questions